VideoElephant, the world’s largest premium video library and distribution network, has continued its expansion with a series of new hires across the Content Acquisition and Business Development teams.
Joining the Business Development team to strengthen VideoElephant’s focus on the FAST space are two new hires, Mehmet Gunduz and Dustin Wish.
Mehmet Gunduz joins VideoElephant as senior director of business development - streaming. A highly experienced global content business development executive, in this role Mehmet will focus on expanding VideoElephant's FAST offerings.
Prior to joining VideoElephant, Mehmet was part of Wurl's Business Development team and consulted with several international production companies for domestic FAST and CTV distribution. Mehmet has also worked for GRB Studios as vice president, global content sales & partnerships; BreakAway International Media as head of global content sales and partnerships; and Everest International Distribution where he began his career in 2007.
Also joining the VideoElephant Business Development team to bolster its focus on FAST Channels is Dustin Wish, who takes up the role of senior director of enterprise sales.
For over 25 years, Dustin has been pushing the forefront of media technology. His leadership covers everything from architecture of traditional broadcast, IP networks and streaming media production to VR.
Known for his expertise on media technology, Dustin is a regular conference speaker and contributor in trade press and podcasts where he shares his insights and expertise gleaned from an executive career that spans working with global Fortune 500s like Samsung and Nokia to helping to build a series of million dollar startups in the streaming technology space.
Dustin has spent the last few years helping to push the path of ubiquitous video viewership and Direct Out Of Home (DOOH) beyond just TVs to new platforms such as Automotive, Aerospace, and more.
Mehmet and Dustin will be based in Los Angeles and will report into Brian Cullinane, VideoElephant’s chief revenue officer, who said, “We’re all about incredible video content and bringing it to screens everywhere. We built VideoElephant so that we can make it easy for content producers to distribute and monetise their video globally and for brands worldwide to connect with their audiences through extraordinary video experiences. Bringing Mehmet and Dustin onto the team will further strengthen our FAST Channel offering and how we bring that to the market.”
VideoElephant is one-of-a-kind video content solution and distribution network powered by the world’s largest premium video library. With over 4 million premium videos, and more than 3000 new videos added daily, across 30+ categories and 17 languages VideoElephant is the world’s largest premium video library. Its unique distribution network spans publishers and online media, ad tech, OTT, CTV, TV and automotive OEMs, streaming, digital signage and digital-out-of-home, with content delivered in a range of formats from single VOD assets to full FAST channels.
For online media, digital screens and streaming platforms VideoElephant offers access to a vast, constantly-refreshed library of rights cleared globally, brand-safe, premium content with flexible delivery options all on one contract on a performance-based model.
For content producers and owners VideoElephant delivers game-changing expansion of reach, revenue and brand with access to billions of impressions and millions of viewers across hundreds of clients globally and VideoElephant’s expert curation, transparent reporting and unique data-driven insights help to deliver extraordinary performance.